Quotes on Kindness

There are only seven colors in the rainbow. Look what the Master Artist has done with them…

Kindness is in our power even when fondness is not.

Henry James


Compassion is language the deaf can hear and the blind can see.

Mark Twain


Carry a heart that never hates, a smile that never fades, and a touch that never hurts.


Today I bent the truth to be kind, and I have no regret, for I am far surer of what is kind than I am of what is true.

Robert Brault


Treat everyone with politeness,even those who are rude to you, not because they are nice but because you are.


Never look down on anyone unless you are helping them up.


A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you will remember. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.

It’s nice to be important but it’s more important to be nice.


Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he or she sees all day.

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.


I always prefer to believe the best of everybody.

It saves so much trouble.

Rudyard Kipling


Don’t be yourself — be someone nicer.


Never miss an opportunity to make others happy. Even if you have to leave them alone in order to do it.


Love your enemies. It will confuse them greatly.


There is one word that may serve as a rule for all one’s life: Reciprocity.



Grownups know that little things matter and that relationships are based on respect.


Don’t wait for people to be friendly.  Show them how.

Henry James


The most important trip you may take in life is

Meeting people halfway.

Henry Boyle


When I was young, I admired clever people.

Now that I am old, I admire kind people.

Abraham Heschel


If we should deal out justice only in this world, who would escape?


No, it is better to be generous for it gains us gratitude.

Mark Twain


Be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, and tolerant of the weak…Because someday in your life you will be all of these.

George Washington Carver


You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.

John Wooden


If those who owe us nothing gave us nothing, how poor we would be.

Antonio Porchia


You cannot do a kindness too soon for you never know how soon it will be too late.

Ralph Waldo Emerson


By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach.

Winston Churchill


Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out.

Frank A. Clark


We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.



Don’t let those who take advantage of your generosity stop you from being generous.

Author unknown


Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.

Maya Angelou


In a world full of people who couldn’t care less, be someone who caremore.

Author unknown


Love thy neighbor, and if requires that you bend the truth, the truth will understand.

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